With four-plus decades of gaming experience, Bob Brodeur is a jack-of-all-trades, and master of many. In the 1990s he was a professional designer and presenter with Easy Eight, the company behind Battleground World War II. Writer, designer, painter, and terrain aficionado, Bob Brodeur is the reason I game. For as long as I can recall I have enviously coveted his talent.  I love him more than simply as my brother. He has ceaselessly defended me. More significantly, he opened my mind to gaming and continues to passionately encourage my involvement within the tribe.

Gary Gygax’s Sturmgeschütz and Sorcery can be found in Best of Dragon Magazine Vol. 1, page 40

Battleground World War II is rated on Board Game Geek!  https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/20441/battleground-world-war-ii

4 thoughts on “Why We Game: Bob Brodeur

  1. I have a terrible memory of any thing prior to 2000 with a few flashy exceptions. Upon reflection I recall that Brodeur was largely correct that I did do a lot of miniatures in H.S. We played a bit of third edition War Hammer (this is pre 40k so it was just called “Warhammer”). In fact I own, and played, both 1st and 2nd edition Warhammer as well and used to taunt these later “WHFB” kids that “I used to play Warhammer back when Toughness was a letter.” I had a pretty decent collection based on 1″ square masonite cut on grandpa’s tablesaw as well as lot of the very first plastic kits and original Regiments of Renown. My confusion came in that i was conflating collecting minis, which I did, with using minis in RPGs, which I did not do until well past college. This combined with memory loss from PTSD.

    Here is the link to the Easterlings on Lead Adventure on the off chance one wants to see them: https://leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=125366.0

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